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Seikan Tunnel

Seikan tunnel is an undersea tunnel that links Japan’s main island of Honshu with the northern island of Hokkaido. This Japanese tunnel is the second longest in the world with a length of 33.4 miles while

Seikan Tunnel

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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is one of the Seven Wonders of the New World. It was a Mayan city on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The name has been derived from the Mayan language which means ‘at the mouth of the well of the Itza.’...

Chichen Itza

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Laerdal Tunnel

Laerdal Tunnel is the world’s longest road tunnel which stretches 24.5 kilometres between Aurland and Laerdal on the new main highway connecting Oslo and Bergen. It is one important part of the extension of a ferry-free, reliable road link between the two largest cities in

Laerdal Tunnel

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Great Belt Bridge

The Great Belt Bridge is an important traffic connection between Danish islands Zealand and Funen. It is also known as the Great Belt Fixed Link. It is made of a suspension bridge, railroad tunnel and a box girder bridge. The waters between the Danish islands are known as the Great Belt. The...

Great Belt Bridge

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Acropolis of Athens

The flagship building of the Acropolis of Athens served as a temple to Athena. It is also one of several buildings built in the ancient world's equivalent to a metropolitan building boom. It is located at the top of a hill overlooking the city of Athens, Greece. This fascinating piece of...

Acropolis of Athens

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London Eye

The London Eye is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel with a height of 443 feet tall. It has 32 capsules that represent 32 London boroughs. It can carry 800 people in one single rotation. From there you can see up to 40 kilometers in all directions. The wheel travels at a...

London Eye

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Mackinac Bridge

The Mackinac Bridge is the fifth longest suspension bridge in the world and the longest in the Western Hemisphere with a total length of 26,372 feet. It is located in the United States of America and connects...

Mackinac Bridge

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Palm Island

Palm Island is the brainchild of Sheik Mohammad Bin Rashid al Maktoum. It represents a group of artificial island that are categorized into three, they are - Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira. They are connected together and made to look like a palm tree. These islands are nestled on...

Palm Island

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Tokyo Bay Aqua Line

The Trans-Tokyo Bay Highway is also known as the Tokyo Bay Aqua Line. It is a 15.1 km long marine crossing connecting Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, to Kisarazu, Chiba Prefecture. It is mainly made up of a bridge-tunnel combination across the Tokyo Bay, forming part of National Route 409. The...

Tokyo Bay Aqua Line

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Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the most well-known landmarks of Australia. It is the sixth longest spanning-arch bridge in the world and the tallest steel arch bridge. This bridge measures 134 meters (440...

Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Peru. It is made up of more than 150 buildings ranging from baths to houses, temples to sanctuaries. It is located in the Andes Mountains, more than 7,000 feet above sea...

Machu Picchu

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Christ the Redeemer

The massive statue of Christ the Redeemer is a matter of national pride for all Brazilians as Brazil is a religiously diverse country. In Portuguese, it is known as Cristo Redentor. This 38 meters tall statue is made of reinforced...

Christ the Redeemer

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CN Tower Facts

Toronto’s CN Tower is one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. It is a 553.33 meter-high observation tower that makes it the tallest freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere. The name of this tower is an acronym for the Canadian National Railway as it was built by the state...

CN Tower Facts

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Porcelain Tower of Nanjing

The Porcelain Tower of Nanjing was built during the Ming Dynasty in the 15th century. It is also one of the Seven Wonders of the Medieval Ages and also believed to be the youngest of them. It was built on the south banks of the river Yangtze in

Porcelain Tower of Nanjing

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Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus was built by Artemisia after her husband Mausolus. It was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. This massive tomb was built many years ago, between 353 – 350...

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

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Blizzard Beach

Blizzard Beach is a themed water recreation attraction located at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida which is spread across 66 acres. This water park opened its doors on April 1, 1995. It is actually inspired by the mythology of a snow ski resort that turned into a water park due to an...

Blizzard Beach

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Channel Tunnel

Channel Tunnel is a tunnel below the English Channel at the Strait of Dover. This rail tunnel connects Folkestone, Kent in the United Kingdom to Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais in

Channel Tunnel

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Itaipu Dam

Itaipu Dam is the most powerful hydroelectric dam. It was built in 1984. This dam is located on the border of Brazil and Paraguay. Parana River is the main source of...

Itaipu Dam

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Statue of Zeus at Olympia

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was located in Olympia, Greece. The construction began in approximately 430 BC and got completed in 422 BC. It has become one of the seven wonders of the ancient world...

Statue of Zeus at Olympia

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Cairo Citadel

Cairo Citadel is a beautifully built fortress in the Cairo city of Egypt. It is built on a rock detached from the chain of the Moccatam mountains. It was originally constructed as a royal home and as military barracks. Saladin, the...

Cairo Citadel

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Lighthouse of Alexandria

The Lighthouse of Alexandria is also known as the Pharos of Alexandria. It is the first ever lighthouse in the world. It was also one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The construction of this...

Lighthouse of Alexandria

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Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis was built to honour Artemis, the Olympian goddess of the moon and of hunt. This temple is considered one of the seven wonders of ancient world. It was built in Ephesus which would be near Seluck, Turkey today....

Temple of Artemis

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Hagia Sophia

The name Hagia Sophia means ‘holy wisdom’. It is a dome shaped monument that was originally built as a cathedral. It was built in the 6th century at Constantinople which is now Istanbul, Turkey. This was originally...

Hagia Sophia

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Colossus of Rhodes Facts

The Colossus of Rhodes is a statue built on the Greek island of Rhodes. It was built between 292 and 280 BC. It was a depiction of the Greek titan God of the Sun, Helios and constructed to celebrate the victory against the ruler Cyrus. The word Colossus means ‘a statue much bigger than life...

Colossus of Rhodes Facts

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Leaning Tower of Pisa Facts

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is located next to the Cathedral of Pisa in the City of Pisa, Italy. It took 199 years to build the tower. The construction began in August 1173. The foundation of this tower is only 3 meter deep which was...

Leaning Tower of Pisa Facts

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